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CBS
Dec 8, 2013 8:00am EST
and control is absolutely crucial. and now, we have a new technology. we understand much better how we can interact at a distance. we must, as well, deploy some demand and control elements. and how we can empower, i who say, the strategy corporal in the field, with the new technology. so we have a lot of things. in terms of the country as well. and certainly in the air/land domain, how we work again better together. we improve the efficiency. and the keys are the joint intellnnceg of everything. and afterwards, selective measures, selective effects to reach the best level of efficiency, i would say, on the realm, depending on the effects that we are really expecting from those system, those people, those men and women. >> you just had an industry day. have you been going around the world to try to solicit the best ideas from industry. you just got back from istanbul. what were you looking for, from industry, what do you want to see from industry? >> well, what i would see, that was a clear outcome of istanbul, a nato forum, it is more interaction with us in preparing the future. everybody
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 2:00am EST
disputing now he was claimed. >>> how schools are using technology to help students overcome severe disabilities to gain an education. >> welcome back, recordings of calls made to 911 during the sandy hook massacre will be made public on wednesday afternoon. a connecticut judge ruled they should be released. officials in newtown opposed the ruling. 20 children and six adults from killed on december 14th, 2012, when adam lanza opened fire in the school. a report says yasser arafat was not poisoned by radio active polonium, contradicting research by swiss scientists. they said they found high levels of the radioactive substance in the man's body. randall pinkston reports. >> in death as in life yasser arafat is a lightening rod for controversy. nine years after his burial forensic experts in france concluded that yasser arafat was not the victim of polonium poisoning. that contradicts findings by swiss findings and supported the death by polonium 210. >> the french team found traces of poll ownium, but it was naturally caused. >> translation: you can imagine to what extent i'm upset b
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 5:30am PST
times are also known as the ppp. later biden is also expected a toy a technology company and attend a conference on women's role in the japanese economy. at the wedding dinner with daddy on tuesday night fighter will fly to beijing on wednesday to meet a tiny speck that is she thinking. by the globe and travel thursday to south korea. well investigators have found that a plane that crashed on sunday in new york city was traveling at me and eats three times the speed limits for that part of the track when when up the whales. the accident led to four people dead and more than sixty others injured cctv snake country has more from the scene of the class in the box trying to put the pieces back together again. paul wrote in a shell good in the bronx on something that can lead to train carrying one hundred and fifty passengers run off the tracks killing four and injuring dozens more aeronautics engineer ryan and i started singing stars in one of my eyes and i thought my goodness is it the word rebuilding economy annually. earlier this week from today. we really couldn't get out. the looks
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 11:00am PST
on the technology that's been applied to the system. so short term for a week or so, yeah, they cab get some quiet up on capitol hill. obama's biggest problem is the young people, the so-called millennials, excuse me, are not signing up. we just had this harvard poll this week which said about 57% of them disapprove of obama care. one of the reason that the cost is very high. they didn't know the cost was going to be so high. the other reason is the website is an experience that you would expect to have had in the early 1990s. not 2013. they had something for instance called a cqueueing tool. which a little sign will say, give us your e-mail address, you can't get on, and we'll call you back. for millennials this is laughable. they just lose faith in the system. i think the process of signing people up is going to lose ground over time. >> is it that big a problem? you're a millennial. what do you think? is this something your generation looks at and says this is a bit ridiculous given where we are technologically? >> i think so. part of it is the technological problem but part of it is the produc
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am EST
, it's often said if you want to understand the latest piece of technology you should ask a child. but a new survey suggests that there is a price to be paid. let's go back to lauren. >> that's right. children may be one step ahead of their parents when it comes to the latest gadgets but it comes at a cost of traditional skills such as handwriting or spelling. >> it's playtime at this nursery, and these toddlers are exercising their coloring and drawing skills. they're also learning to cut and paste. not just with paper and glue but on computers. with technology being a central part of every day life they need to figure out how to point and click. >> this daycare facility in west london has a special technology course for children once a week. they learn on computers like this. by the time they reach school age they know how to navigate a keyboard and a computer mouse. but there are concerns that the early use of tablets and computers is making it difficult for children to learn tasks like using a pen and pencil and the use of a computer makes it difficult for children to learn ne
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
you have another person there to remind you of the upcoming situation. >> what about the technology, which might take control of the train if it appears that the engineer isn't responding properly? >> well, positive train control is a system that monitors the engine. there's computers on the engine that communicates with satellites and the signalling systems, they will or should have safeguards. when you go from a high speed section. track to a slow speed corner to a curve. he was doing 82. i think the curve was rated for 30 mph, and so the speed in that area was 70. that would have overcome his lapse or his - the inattention that came across with it, in that time frame. >> do you think changes need to be made now? >> yes, i think they do. these requests for extensions are - would be - especially in the passenger side, are a huge problem, i think. i know the la, where they had that terrible metro accident 25 people killed. they are going be online in a month or so. they'll be testing. there's no reason why the carriers can't develop these processes. these are billion dollar corporat
FOX Business
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm EST
. well shares spike for even further gains. the movie's or a smart use of technology, but the fund might not last. >> my take on it is that a long time ago jeff basil's went public with the idea that he would run a company his way. for along time there was a tug-of-war between him wanting to run the company and wall street wanting to write their weight. in other words, we want to see a robust bottom line. he won out. he does not have to necessarily deliver earnings as long as they know they are growing the company. the way you get to that position is deliver. part of that is to always be ahead of the curve with respect to vision. you have to admit,his is something that is a great vision and is good to have for him to articulate it, even if it is like when you think about it it may be common sense. lori: they hit a new high and pulled back. adam: maybe it is because when you look at the practicality of doing this got to have 30 minute deliveries mean that amazon or anyone else doing this would have to have inventory within 30 minutes of every potential to deliver in have to break -- built
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am EST
the ancient times. using the state of the art technology, they hope to shed light on the obscure network of the underground waterways. >> parts of many aqueducts are not known. the ancient romans want to protect the waterways, preventing enemies from cutting water supplies. most aqueducts did not survive the test of time, water still flows nicely next to the spanish steps. >> the aqueduct was built in the year 19 before christ supplied ancient rome with water. it's in use, and yet the path and structure remain a bit of a mystery. this is where the water flows into some of rome's famous fountains. a celebration of the abundance of water allowing rome to prosper and conquer the world. a few miles from the center of roam. it stands as a symbol of roman ingen eenious. this was one mapped by british archeologists, thomas ashby, who drew the map of the waterways in the 1920s. a starting point for today's archeologists. >> translation: ashby travelled on foot all over, asking locals and farmers for signs. aqueducts. we are continuing his work with the help of modern technology, tracking back 2,
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 2:00pm PST
as the technology required to make sure these kinds of accidents don't occur, that technology is available to prevent derailments, prevent head of hn crashes if you will. for some reason, the technology is not on a popular route like this. why is that? is it simply a matter of money? >> well, well, it is partly a matter of money. you know, these commuter lines are borderline profitable operations. if that. many of them are subsidized. but it's awfully complex, positive train control. in europe, you have monopolies that are on the rail lines. so you have one operator, one type of equipment. on the hudson valley line, you have amtrak, you have metro north, you have csx. at least three different operators, different types of equipment. and then most of all, wolf, it takes radio band to put positive train control in place. and the fcc has put a road block up on implementing it. since last may, they have not moved forward on approving applications for upwards of 20,000 new towers necessary for positive train control. it's a real problem. >> peter goelz is the former managing director of the nts
FOX Business
Dec 3, 2013 1:00pm EST
watching them. lori: so what can you tell me about the technology? essentially data disappears after six days. you can program the time period if you want? >> exactly. in order for a message to truly self-destruction, 2 has to be anonymous, private and secure. we also, forensically wipe everything on the device after it is gone. we delete the metadata and bind the messages to the device. on top of using top secret encryption. lori: could you take a screen grab though. >> that is a really good question. in the version 2.0% releasing this coming week we actually took out the anti-tam perking, anti-screen tab technology because we wanted to prove a point that we always say this is, this is a "mission: impossible" this is sending a message, spy to spy. so really important for people to know, you never send a message to someone you don't trust. at the same time your biggest defense is plausible deniability, any screen shot can be faked and made. you don't have to do anything. lori: you have one million up loads of wicker. >> uh-huh. lori: you next plan roll out secure video and chatting. tell
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm EST
on computers. with technology being in the central part of everyday life, they also need to figure out how to point ant click. this care facility in west london has a special technology course for the children each week. they learn on computers like this. by the time they reach school age they know how to navigate the computer keyboard and the mouse. but it's making difficult for children to learn a simple task of 11ing a pen and pencil, or persevere at new things. own 53% of boys aged five are able to write simple stores or list at the expected level. in girls that number is 69%. the manager here says getting the balance right is essential. >> whether we provide scissors, pencils, felt tip or even brushes to do their painting we are teaching no skills. we are developing them grasping to palm ar grip or prepencil. i would say it's the balance of both. we've got to give children the exposure because technology is going to be their future as well. >> under a new early learning curriculum in the u.k, children are expected to use the range of technology used at home and in school. they are als
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am PST
25 years set to expire. there's new technology complicating the debate on capitol hill, a group called wiki weapons developed a program that lets you develop guns with a 3d printer in your own home. these rb tested. the atf found the first one they printed exploded but the second gun fired eight rounds of live ammo. these printed guns are invisible to metal detectors and that's what makes them illegal. so the '88 undetectable firearms act forbids any firearm that doesn't set off an x-ray machine or metal detector. gun owners can insert a metal part into any plastic gun to make it legal. but the idea of 3d printing has touched off a new controversy over the old ban. the house could simply extend the old ban for another ten years but some gun control advocates say that doesn't go far enough anymore. chuck schumer calls the house bill "better than nothing but not good enough. we absolutely must close the loophole that allows anyone to legally make a gun that could be rendered invisible to law enforcement." joining us today from capitol hill, covering today's expected vote, a couple
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 2:00am EST
believes them. >> you have to think about the scale of amazon, if they deploy this technology, they'll do it on a high scale. the technology advances at amazon, and if the faa puts the infrastructure in place, i don't see why it wouldn't. >> an order is boxed in a warehouse, attached to the drone and sent to the delivery address. 5 pounds much weight is allowed. one of the technical issues. >> how do we make them safe, that they can't be hacked and will not fall out of the sky or run into something. >> provided that is ironed out privacy concerns will prop up. it should have a plan that is riggerous. it should articulate to the federal aviation body. >> folks took to twitter to comment. many made light of it. jim priest writes: there's also a parody twitter address for amazon saying: somebody actually did put up one of these yellow notes that they put on twitter saying: drone delivery would have to comply with faa rules. they will not be complete until 2015 as mandated by congress. until then, don't expect a package on your porch coming from the sky. >> even if the faa approves drone stri
LINKTV
Dec 4, 2013 5:30am PST
rocket developed by space exploration technologies could be a game changer in a global industry worth close to $200 million a year. our washington correspondent report. --3, 2, 1 >> a successful launch after two previous attempts. the falcon nine rocket by space x. a new player enters the big- money commercial satellite market. if space x keeps up its game, the current front runners will have to watch their backs. to be as the potential major competitor. the large number of launches, up to 12 per year, and much lower rices could capture a lot of business that would go to other launch companies. >> the industry's leading companies know this could be a game changer. new head of -- >> i think everyone knows space x has a big contract with an asset. that is what allows them to offer a cheap price. the strategy of entering the market. we will face space x as we have other competitors. we have an enormous advantage in the eyes of our clients. it is the trustworthiness and availability. grasshopper, a rocket space x uses to find in technology. -- this is grasshopper. the mind behind paypal a
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 8:00am PST
in the late 70s, this began to unravel. and technology made it easier for companies to do more with less. eliminating certain job occupations. jon: if you'd like to continue to watch his remarks, we have them streaming for you live. the president talking about income inequality and something that he says is in part justified by the affordable care act. jenna: this fox news alert, telling you a little bit about what is happening with the steelers and the ravens. what happened is the baltimore ravens look like they were going to run back to score a touchdown when mike tomlin stepped up and put your foot in and put it out. it almost looks like he is doing the hokey pokey. and so he said he would apologize for that and take whatever punishment would be handed down. so he will be fine for that one little step, $100,000, plus that the steelers may have to forfeit some choices in the 2014 draft. so we are not allowed to show you the play unfortunately. but if you are a football fan, you have seen this plenty of times. we will keep you will posted in the meantime, we will be right back with more
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
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MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am PST
the brakes come on automatically. the train that derailed did not have that technology. >> so this daily news shot, what is the from a camera inside? >> that's him on the stretcher afterwards. they caught up with him in a blink or something. >> that's sad. >> my god. to the post. >> that's america at its worst. >> that's america at its worse. thegys on the brock lynn bridge is about to kill himself. she takes a selfie to send her friend, hey, look at the dude up under the brock lynn bridge. i'm going to instagram this. the cops actually saved the guy up there from what i understand. >> by the nypd and the fire department? >> it's better than a selfie. >> we think she knew what was happening up there. >> let's see. see if there is an article. >> there is one inside. >> what you got, willie? >> more enfor the first. >> we have some horrifying selfies. close that up. >> yeah. >> is there more we need to know about. >> he's better than what we got. >> i want to do obama care, alex, why don't you want to do it? >> do it. here, you got good news on obama care. we got 70 years before the next story
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am EST
church. for years the national transportation safety board wants technology to prevent derailments caused by excessive speed and in 2008 congress passed a law giving railroad until 2015 for positive control systems and they are designed to prevent human error which is the cause of 40% of train accidents. but since they are pretty expensive and a bit complicated to install, railroads want to push back the deadline by 5-7 years. but metro north is actually in the process of installing such a system and currently it does have an automatic train control system in place which allows the train to apply the brakes even if an engineer does not respond to an excessive speed alert. that train was headed to new york's grand central terminal where al jazeera's jennifer glass is covering the delays. jennifer do you have any idea when the trains will be backup and running? >> no, morgan, we don't. we know the transit authority will want to get them running as soon as possible because it's the second biggest line in the country and 26,000 on the hudson line which was effected but metropolitan are expect
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am EST
ambassador says drone technology is becoming commonplace, not much more sophisticated than a toy model aircraft. he believes the u.n. will use many more of them. >> translation: other missions are saying, "we will need drones that would improve protection of soldiers to see if threats are out there and ensure protection of civilians." >> for now the u.n., and the drones in the congo are a one off. their effectiveness is being closely monitored. >> the democratic republic of congo has claimed close to 300 lives, some as a direct result because of disease and malnutrition. the vatican is refusing a request about clenchy sexually abusing children. a survey was sent asking about details of abuse cases. the vatican said such information is confidential. the holly seer will not reveal the information unless requested by government or state for league at processing proceedings. >>> pope francis will meet with the cardinal he picked to help reform the church. it's the second day of church. a church spokesperson says they are working on an indepth revision. six continents are represented on the
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 2:00am PST
probably won't introduce what he calls octocopters for a few years. and comcast is testing technology to insert new ads into older episodes of tv shows that people watch on demand. that could help the parent of nbc universal and other networks generate a little more ad revenue. and we are always in favor of that. back to you. >> all right. thank you. >>> well, scrambled politics is straight ahead clen the rnc's bizarre tribute to rose why parks. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. ooh, homemade soup! yeah... [ male announcer ] campbell's homestyle soup with farm grown veggies. just like yours. huh. [ male announcer ] and roasted white meat chicken. just like yours. [ male announcer ] you'll think it's homemade. i love this show. [ male announcer ] try campbell's homestyle soup. [ male announcer ] you'll think it's homemade. i love this show. stick with innovation. stick with power. stick with technology. get the new flexcare platinum from philips sonicare and save now. philips sonicare. ♪ by the end of december, we'll be delivering ♪ ♪ through 12 blizzards blowing ♪ 8 front
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 2:00pm PST
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MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 8:00pm PST
was designed in 1935 or 1945. we can consolidate agencies. buying information technologies. you know, how we make ourselves more customer friendly. those are all things that we can improve. but the upshot is the government still does a lot of good and the last point i'll make on this is, you know, we've had a politic, frankly, the entire republican party since reagan has been government's the problem. and if you day after day, week after week, election after election are running on that platform and that permeates our culture and it's picked up by ordinary citizens who grow skeptical, then it's not surprising that over time trust in government declines. but as i said in the speech yesterday, the biggest issue that i see out in the hour riris that every one of these young people can get a good job, pursue a career, support a family, not be loaded up by $100,000 worth of debt, actually buy a home, how do we do those things that reduce inequality in our society and broaden opportunity? and government can't solve all of that and we live in an economy that is global and technological and changing
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
accidents are fatigue-related. and there are technologies that have been introduced that are required by federal law in many locomotives and trains particularly out west where there is a lot of dead slow time on the track where people fall asleep. but surprisingly 70% of those accidents that i already mentioned that are fatigue related have already occurred in trains that were already equipped with the current generation of alert monitoring devices. so this is still and ongoing problem. there are a lot of suggestions being made, one suggestion is that we need to have some kind of stimulating environment in the locomotive cab. one suggestion has been to include music to actually have audio entertainment to actually keep people awake, keep people stimulated, keep people involved in their environment in the locomotive cab. >> steven, thanks so much for joining me. appreciate it. >>> all new with the next hour of newsroom, it is a difficult and extremely dangerous job that has been riddled with problems. when a tsunami tore through the fukushima nuclear plant and led to the toughest nucle
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 11:00am EST
transportation experts have been talking about this technology that may have prevented the crash. can you tell us a little bit more about that. . >> good morning, stephanie. it's called positive train control. it's a safety system that congress has mandated for the railroads. it is supposed to be in place by the end of 2015. it is partially a computer system, but it uses gps, and senators on the train and tracks. we talked with ntsb board member earlier today about this system. >> positive train control, which is a -- a technical name for a system that prevents trains from occupying the same set of tracks. it does provide signals for the train to slow. we don't know if that would have made a difference in this accident. we'll certain be looking at that. >> this is a very complicated and expensive system to install. metro north which ran the train has already told the federal government it will not make the 2015 deadline. it wants an extra three years. so stephanie any system like this is still a ways away. >> lisa, meanwhile the investigation continues. you mentioned speed is a factor. what is th
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 8:00am PST
. of course, fedex delivers millions of packages and are they concerned about amazon's new drone technology in a statement to fox they tell us, while we can not speculate about this particular technology but i can say making every customer experience outstand something our priority and anything we do from a technology standpoint will be with that in mind, jon. so, very interesting response there they don't seem terribly concerned right now but, hey, we may see drone technology in the future. a little bit more information on fedex. look at some busy packages we saw this morning a truck heading out. it was thousands of package that is were shipped out this morning across the area. 90,000 trucks have been deployed across the country today including hundreds of trucks from this bronx facility. a staggering number of packages you see, because 131 million cyber monday shoppers will actually make a lot of their purchases off their mobile phones. one in five will actually do that. so if you do the math, the 22 million packages that fedex is processing today on this record-breaking history, historic
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
in insurance. >> no, true, this is a very, very complex technological problem. this is one of the most complex i.t. problems ever initiated by the federal government. and there are complex problems that they have to initiatie wit the federal government, with the carrier, with the states. and one of the errors we're talking about is not having insurance when they think they actually applied and have coverage. >> and that doesn't even count the millions who don't have insurance and know it because they can't get on the website. dan, thanks, we'll talk to you again. >> thank you, megyn. >> joining me now, brit hume, our fox news senior political analyst, what a mess. >> well, this is the website and the system that was not finished. so they're trying to find a way to work around it. it seems to me it might resolve the problem of the insurance companies not being paid the correct amount of subsidy money. i don't think it solves the problem, though, that you talked about earlier, megyn, or just now talked about people thinking they were signed up, because of the problems with the back of this thing
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
as is yesterday. some senate democrats argue that dangerous new technology has rendered it obsolete. >> those in favor say i. those opposed, no. >> the bill the house passed tuesday prohibits the manufacture of guns that contain less than 3.7 ounces of metal. renewing a ban dating back to 1988. democrats say that leaves a loophole that needs to be closed. a plastic gun with detachable metal parts could be disassemble disassembled they say. the ban needs to require all guns require a piece of metal that cannot be removed. >> gun right supporters say you're creating a problem now. >> who wants to be the first every person person to be injured or killed by a bullet fired by a plastic gun? nobody. why don't we protect the american people from that possibility. >> the national rifle association says the nra strongly opposes any expansion of the fire arms act. >> the debate took on significance this year after a texas man, cody wilson managed to build a mostly plastic gun using a home 3d printer. the state department was so concerned others might try it they ordered him
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 3:00am PST
a better job buying information technologies. how we make ourselves more customer friendly. those are all things that we can improve. but the upshot is the government still does a lot of good. the last point i'll make on this is we've had a politics, frankly, the entire republican party brand since ronald reagan has been government's the problem. and if you day after day, week after week, election after election are running on that platform, and that permeates our culture and it's picked up by ordinary citizens who grow skeptical, then it's not surprising that over time trust in government declines. but as i said in a speech yesterday, the biggest issue that i see out on the horizon is how do we make sure an economy works for everybody and that every one of these young people can get a good job, pursue a career, support a family, not be loaded up by a hundred thousand dollars worth of debt. actually buy a home. how do we do those things that reduce inequality in our society and broaden opportunity? and government can't solve all of that, and we live in an economy that is global and techno
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am EST
railroad had a particular technology that monitors the brakes and keeps it from going against the speed limit and more on that in the 7:00 hour. >> thank you. sunday's derailment is the third time this year that metro north is the subject of an ntsb investigation and they are looking into metro north safety procedures after two previous accidents. on may 17 more than 70 people were injured when a metro north train derailed in bridge port, connecticut and struck by another train and two weeks later a man was killed under construction and we will hear more about the derailment investigation. decision day for detroit and a federal judge is expected to announce if the city is eligible for bankruptcy protection and the largest municipal bankruptcy filing in u.s. history and we are joining you from detroit to explain and this is just not about corporate debt movering and could hit residents very hard, couldn't it? >> that is right thomas, good morning to you, there are retirees who used to work for the city and right now they are on edge and i talked to a lot of legal experts about this case
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 3:00am PST
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CNN
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
is technology may help us. there are now systems that rely on gps and satellite information more so than intensive equipment on the tracks. that would help in those situations where the passengers trains travel over tracks that are privately owned by other companies. it will take congress ordered it and in many cases, there are financial incentives, tax incentives, et cetera, cost sharing with the government that might have to happen. but it will take congress ordering the trains to complete this, because the honor, the trust and obey system has resulted in amtrak and a few others. it needs to go on passenger trains first. the bullet train in japan has this and that's why they can achieve speeds of 200 miles an hour. >> mary schiavo, thank you very much. the information. >> thank you. >> if you are in a train accident what steps can you take to be as safe as possible? something as simple as choosing the best seat could make all the difference. cnn's chris lawrence is in washington with more on that. what have you learned, chris? >> we'll tell you what a national safety expert tells his o
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm PST
lives. >> i want to turn to an issue that's big right now in the realm of technology. obviously you are a pioneer in this field. last night, amazon's ceo jeff bezos announced that his company amazon is working on a drone delivery system. he calls it octocopter i think and he says it will be delivering books to your doorstep in a relatively short period of time. let's listen to what he said. >> could it be, you know, four, five years, i think so. it will work and it will happen, and it's going to be a lot of fun. >> five years until it drops off the book you ordered. is that realistic? >> well, books of course are going electronic and jeff, through amazon, has been one of the leaders on that. something like books, you can get literally at the speed of light. physical products delivered by drone, i would say he's probably on the optimistic or perhaps overoptimistic end of that. it's great that people have dreams like that. if we can make the cost of delivery easier, then it's not just books, it's getting supplies out to people in tough places. drones overall will be more impactful tha
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 2:00am PST
on me. >> you remember apple maps. that was a disaster. this is technology. it's not just a website. my company builds websites. we would never be able to build a web portal on this level. it has to communicate across various departments -- >> i have heard they can build it for $5 million. >> i would say that, too, if i was selling my business. >> facebook has less code than health care.gov and rupps wi ru millions of users. this isn't health care delivery. this is heal care.gov. >> you make a great point. this is not health care delivery. it's what we are trying to improve. it's a website. >> it works on department of veterans affairs. >> we have to leave it there. >> the v.a. doesn't provide it well. >> when we come back, this is the obama care horror story of the week. the mother of a 17-year-old girl with a very rare neurological disease recently got notice her family's plan terminated. she'll join us with the personal story and explain how hard obama care is about to hit her family and pastor rick warren will speak out on the death of his son and more. if you've got copd like me, h
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am PST
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MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
buying information technologies. how we make ourselves more customer friendly. those are all things that we can improve. but the upshot is the government still does a lot of good. the last point i'll make on this is we've had a politics, frankly, the entire republican party brand since ronald reagan has been government's the problem. and if you day after day, week after week, election after election are running on that platform, and that permeates our culture and it's picked up by ordinary citizens who grow skeptical, then it's not surprising that over time trust in government declines. but as i said in a speech yesterday, the biggest issue that i see out on the horizon is how do we make sure an economy works for everybody and that every one of these young people can get a good job, pursue a career, support a family, not be loaded up by a hundred thousand dollars worth of debt. actually buy a home. how do we do those things that reduce inequality in our society and broaden opportunity? and government can't solve all of that, and we live in an economy that is global and technological
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 1:00pm PST
technologies. you know, how we make ourselves more customer-friendly. those are all things that we can improve. but the up shot is, the government still does a lot of good. and the last point i'll make on this is, you know, we've had a politics, frankly, you know -- the entire republican party brand over -- since ronald reagan, has been government is the problem. and if you, day after day, week after week, election after election, are running on that platform, and that permeates our culture, and it's picked up by, you know, ordinary citizens who grow skeptical, then it's not surprising that over time trust in government declines. but as i said in a speech yesterday, the biggest issue that i see out in the horizon is how do we make sure an economy works for everybody. and that every one of these young people can get a good job, pursue a career, support a family, not be loaded up by $100,000 worth of debt. actually, you know, buy a home. how do we do those things that reduce inequality in our society and broaden opportunity. and government can't solve all of that. and we live in an economy that
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
. >> the technology is clearly there. big hurdles, all of the legal hurdles, the safety hurdle the privacy t. logistic, yeah. i feel this guy can get around those. >> you probably have to deal with the faa at some point. >> he already contacted the faa. the faa has to be involved. when you look, even in the news be we built a drone downstairs. we were flying it around on a camera a few weeks ago. it was easy, it was cheap. in agriculture they are using drones to find dry spots. why not drop your package? santa does it. o, he has magic. >> santa has magic, though. >> that's big. he may be doing this now. your boy bezos may be ripping off santa. a different kind of a story. bags of coal for man bezos. >> this is our must see moment. >> that might make more sense, maybe. our must see moment. folks watching the local news in bismark, north dakota saturday night found themselves doing a double take. >> i'm amber shotts. >> i'm ron burgundy. thanks for joining me tonight. the last time i saw you, you were a lot heavier. you lost like 50 pounds. amber, you look lovely tonight. >> thank you, ron. you too. >>
FOX Business
Dec 1, 2013 8:00pm EST
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FOX Business
Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm EST
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PBS
Dec 5, 2013 9:00am PST
up the city commission should also make sure nuclear technology is only used for peaceful purposes such as power generation and research the experts plan to finalize their recommendations next week. thousands of workers go inside japan's damage nuclear plant every day but the rarely gets a glimpse of what they do. nhk world you it still cuts a while went inside the focal she met dani to class to take a closer look as teams continue the dangerous and complicated job of removing fuel rods from one of the reactor buildings. this is the heart of japan. you people see anymore. we approach these are the guides by bus accompanied by total electorate top company officials. now we approach into the checkpoint said by me smile. this is about the potty km from which the guide to new clip poplar and be on here. access is severely restricted. there were visitors from central center of his website. if phoenix to port eighty one wants to get closer to the dummy reactors is to put on for second key. waters removing spent fuel rods from a pool to be out of the field this unit suffered a meltdown. r
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 1:00pm PST
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Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 5:00am EST
. >> the current president of the u.n. security council, the french ambassador, says drone technology is commonplace, not much more sophisticated than a toy model aircraft. he believes the u.n. will end up using many more of them. >> translation: there are other missions saying already, we will need drones that will improve protection of soldiers to see if threats are out there and ensure protection of civilians. >> for now, the u.n. says the drones in the congo are a one-off but their effectiveness is being monitored. >> the u.s. city of detroit has been given the go ahead to file for bankruptcy. it's a below to trade unions who challenged the decision because it paves the way for spending cuts. pensions could be cut and city assets sold to pay off $18 billion debt. >> every year 3,000 people in sweden end up in hospital following cycling accidents. it hasn't encouraged people to wear hements, but a new invention could change lies. >> about 85,000 people ride bike daily, but only a third wear he'll mments. >> why should you wear a helmet. i crashed with a helmet. it cracked in two pi
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 5:00am EST
. they are an inspiration, and could inspire technology i of the future despite being one of the most loathed insect. we explain the new-found interest. >> the cockroach roamed the planet to 100 million years, developing extraordinary abilities. it can run 1.5 metres a second, climb walls and move quickly with precision in the dark. they have attracted the attention of scientists. >> one thing it can teach us is how the mechanical stim -- system is tuned. the legs are springy, allowing them to roddickalize. >> they are interested in how the antennas work. they make use of hairs which feel and group as the cockroach moves. >> we are trying to understand how we can translate principles of cann mall notion to build better search and residue robots in environments that, for example, responders cannot get to. rubble after an earthquake or pros tetics, and how we can think about the interplay between the nervous system of the animals and mechanics in their body. understanding how it works in terms of physical and nervous system is a first step. researchers hope to bring the extraordinary ability to a new gen
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 4:00pm EST
warning, okay? i don't want to put you in handcuffs. >> now the innovative technology that can spot a stolen car parked in the middle of a city block. >> there were multiple gunshots fired. >> it can track a gunman thousands of miles away. >> if you can track it then you can predict it. >> welcome back to al jazeera i'm jonathan betz. the nation's heardland took a beating from a major winter storm. today that storm is headed for the east coast. they are expecting snow, ice, rain from washington to boston. it knocked out power and grounded flights from texas to ohio. >> a severe gold snap is blanketing much of the nation's midsection. freezing temperatures and slick roads making for dangerous continues. in lewisville texas an ice patch sent the driver of a pick-up out of control, flipping it over a guardrail into the icy waters. the driver was killed in the crash. rescue teams called in to lift the pick-up tluk -- truck from the freezing lake. >> from texas to oklahoma, turned over trucks, traffic backed up for miles, black ice forcing drivers to creep along roadwa roadways, and som
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 9:00pm PST
technology project. exchanges are one of the most complex i.t.projects initiated by the federal government there is room for error because of the interconnections they have to make with the federal government, carriers with the state. and one of these issues is one we're talking about now. that is the issue of consumers not having insurance when they think they've fileed and have coverage. >> that doesn't million that's don't have insurance and know it. thank you, we'll talk to you again. >> thank you. >> joining me now is more brit hume. what a mess, brit. >> well thshg is the latest man festation they went up with a system that wasn't finished so they're trying to find a way to work around that. this might resolve the problem of insurance companies not being paid the correct amount of subsidy money. just now talking about people thinking they're signed up and because of the problem was the back end of thing and improper data or wrong data go being to insurance companies and people are not signed up. >> separate issue. >> you think about the reaction we've had to people who, you know foun
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 11:30am PST
they're moving to urban areas with easy access to public transportation. technology has made it easier to work and shop from home, and more people see driving as a hassle. >> there was much more aspiration to buy certain cars. i don't think the younger generation has that passion around it. it is really more getting from a to b, and they have more passion for what is in the car, things like entertainment systems. >> now, she expects millennials to buy more cars, but it is up to the automakers, meaning building more small cars with more technology inside. >> that is true, if you do drive in the city, you want a more compact car. i can't thinks, brian yennis. >> or driving a car in new york -- seems like a lot of fun to me. >>> all right, deadly vows. coming up, the latest on a newlywed couple, and charges on luring an innocent man to his death. >>> and fast food workers say they want better pay. but why one analyst says it would hurt the economy and jobs. >> i need to be able to support my family. so i felt like i needed to take a stand in this dt cake? of course you can! even if that h
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am PST
can empower more... people to innovate, create new technologies and jobs... and strengthen the economy. america is the world's leader in wireless. let's keep it that way. free up licensed spectrum today, so wireless... can do more for america tomorrow. >>> breaking news right now. jay carney at the briefing on health care. >> we'll talk about pre-existing conditions, slowing health care cost, data that demonstrates for the past three years the growth in health care cost has been the slowest in half a century, the three years since the affordable care act was passed. i think that conflicts significantly with opponents of the affordable care act. a significant story in the "new york times" today business section about the fact costs of affordable care act are coming in below estimates. this is just a sample of the kinds of things we want to talk about as the month progresses and as obviously millions of americans are shopping for health insurance and enrolling in plans. >> what can we expect -- how frequently can we expect. >> where are you going to go and what events. >> crucial period,
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